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Make sure you use the most recently published version of each form when making an application. If you complete an old version of a form, it will be returned to you and you will have to start again.

The most recently published versions of each form always appear on this page. Read a full description of how to apply for Irish citizenship by naturalisation.

National Passport
Form 8: Application by a person of full age, including ‘young adult’

Related forms

Marriage affidavit – version published March 2016
An affidavit may be accepted instead of a marriage/civil partnership certificate in exceptional circumstances if you can show satisfactory evidence that your certificate is not available and cannot be obtained. An affidavit will not be accepted if you have lost or are not in possession of your marriage/civil partnership certificate.

Marriage affidavit application form

Birth affidavit – version published March 2016
An affidavit may be accepted instead of a birth certificate in exceptional circumstances if you can show satisfactory evidence that your certificate is not available and cannot be obtained. An affidavit will not be accepted if you have lost or are not in possession of your birth certificate.

Birth affidavit application form

Citizenship Contact Details

You can contact Citizenship by email, telephone or post. Contact details and postal address for forms and correspondence can be found on the Citizenship contact page.

Iarratais i nGaeilge

Téir i dteagmháil linn agus seolfaimid Foirm 8 (Gaeilge) chugat. Béidh an fhoirm le h-íoslodáil anseo i mbliana.

Form 9 – Application by a naturalised Irish parent on behalf of a minor

About Form 9

Form 9 is for a child one of whose parents has already been granted Irish citizenship by naturalisation and  must be completed by the child’s parent (who is a naturalised Irish citizen) on behalf of the child.

Related forms

A birth affidavit may be accepted instead of a birth certificate in exceptional circumstances if you can show satisfactory evidence that your certificate is not available and cannot be obtained. A birth affidavit will not be accepted if you have lost or are not in possession of your birth certificate.

Birth affidavit for a minor application form

Citizenship Contact Details

You can contact Citizenship by email, telephone or post. Contact details and postal address for forms and correspondence can be found on the Citizenship contact page.

Form 10: Application on behalf of a minor of Irish descent or Irish associations

Download HELP for Form 10 (e-form)

Form 10 is a PDF e-form. This form allows you to enter information directly from your computer.

However, e-forms do not submit information automatically over the internet. After you have finished typing, you must print the form and post it to us.

To download this form:

  • ‘Right-click’ the link to Form 10 PDF (on Apple Mac press CTRL + then click at the same time)
  • Click ‘Save as’
  • Choose a place to save the PDF document on your computer and click ‘Save’
  • Next, close your web browser and find the PDF document on your computer
  • ‘Double click’ it to open
  • You should then be able to edit the PDF e-form directly

Get more help with PDF e-forms from the Adobe website

About Form 10

Form 10 is for a child of Irish descent or with Irish associations. Irish associations means being related by blood, affinity or adoption to an Irish citizen, including a deceased citizen.

Form 10 must be completed by the child’s parent or legal guardian, on behalf of the child.

Related forms

A birth affidavit may be accepted instead of a birth certificate in certain limited and exceptional circumstances if you can show satisfactory evidence that the certificate is not available and cannot be obtained. A birth affidavit will not be accepted if you have lost or are not in possession of your birth certificate.

Birth affidavit for a minor application form

Citizenship Contact Details

You can contact Citizenship by email, telephone or post. Contact details and postal address for forms and correspondence can be found on the Citizenship contact page.

Form 11 – Application on behalf of a minor born in the State from 1st January 2005 not entitled to Irish citizenship at birth

Download HELP for Form 11 (e-form)

Form 11 is a PDF e-form. This form allows you to enter information directly from your computer.

However, e-forms do not submit information automatically over the internet. After you have finished typing, you must print the form and post it to us.

To download this form:

  • ‘Right-click’ the link to Form 11 PDF (on Apple Mac press CTRL + then click at the same time)
  • Click ‘Save as’
  • Choose a place to save the PDF document on your computer and click ‘Save’
  • Next, close your web browser and find the PDF document on your computer
  • ‘Double click’ it to open
  • You should then be able to edit the PDF e-form directly

Get more help with PDF e-forms from the Adobe website

About Form 11

Form 11 is for a child who was born in the State after 1 January 2005, but who was not entitled to Irish citizenship at the time of birth.

Form 11 must be completed by the child’s parent or legal guardian (or a person acting ‘in loco parentis’) on behalf of the child.

Both the child and the parent or legal guardian (or person acting in loco parentis) must have accumulated 5 years’ reckonable residence since the birth of the child.

Citizenship Contact Details

You can contact Citizenship by email, telephone or post. Contact details and postal address for forms and correspondence can be found on the Citizenship contact page.

If you have questions, please contact the Citizenship team.